Judicial Commissioner Alex Wong Li Kok was appointed Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court on 1 August 2023.
He graduated from the University of London, Queen Mary and Westfield College with a Bachelor of Laws (2nd Class Upper) in 1996. He was called to the Singapore Bar in 1999 and admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2007.
Judicial Commissioner Wong started his career as an associate with Colin Ng & Partners before joining Lee & Lee. He was a Partner in Lee & Lee from 2005 to 2007 before joining Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee where he specialised in energy, utilities and infrastructure projects. Mr Wong was made a Partner of the same firm in 2011 and, in 2020, he was appointed to his current position as the Office Managing Partner of Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee.
In 2018, He was designated a Senior Accredited Specialist for Building and Construction by the Singapore Academy of Law – the only transactional lawyer so designated by the Academy. Being able to practise both Singapore and English law, he has wide experience locally and internationally in the areas of energy, utilities and infrastructure.
Judicial Commissioner Wong was a Council Member of the Society of Construction Law from 2013 to 2022 and the Chairman of the Society from 2016 to 2018. He was also a member of the Law Society Continuing Professional Development Committee from 2015 to 2019 and its Co-Chair from 2016 to 2018. He has also contributed chapters to two publications, in particular, “Water Governance – An Evaluation of Alternative Architectures” was endorsed by the Institute of Water Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore.